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Festivals & Holidays in Uzbekistan

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New Year’s Day, January 1st (Yangi Yi Bayrami)

International Women’s Day is observed on March 8th (Xalqaro Xotin-Qizlar Kuni)

Navroz (Persian New Year) (Navro’z Bayrami) is celebrated on March 21.

May 9 is Remembrance Day, Peace Day, or Liberation Day (Xotira va Qadirlash Kuni), commemorating the participation of Uzbek troops in the Soviet army and the death of 500.000 Uzbek soldiers during World War II.

Independence Day (Mustaqillik Kuni) is celebrated on September 1 to commemorate the declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

Teachers’ Day (O’qituvchi va Murabbiylar Kuni) is celebrated on October 1.

Dec. 8 is Constitution Day (Konstitutsiya Kuni), commemorating the promulgation of Uzbekistan’s first constitution in 1992.

How To Travel To Uzbekistan

By plane Tashkent International Airport "Yuzhniy" is Uzbekistan's major airport (IATA: TAS). The airport itself is fairly modern, with many foreign airlines as well as Uzbekistan Airways operating. The airport infrastructure is excellent, but the personnel is not. Most of them will be useless bureaucrats with an unhelpful attitude. Baggage...

How To Travel Around Uzbekistan

By train The most convenient method to travel between Uzbekistan's main tourist cities is via rail. The main line Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara is serviced once a day by two express trains called "Afrosiob" and "Sharq": The Afrosiob is a Talgo-250-type train that travels 2.5 hours to Samarkand, whereas the "Sharq" travels 600...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Uzbekistan

Except for passport holders from CIS nations, everyone needs a visa. A 'Letter of Invitation' (LOI) is no longer required for citizens of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, but it is still required for the vast majority of others, including...

Destinations in Uzbekistan

Regions in Uzbekistan Ferghana ValleyThe most rich and populated region of the nation, but also the most volatile, with ethnic groups such as Uzbek and Kyrgyz having disagreements. Northern UzbekistanGeographically dominated by the apparently endless red sands of the Kyzylkum Desert, and politically controlled by Qaraqalpaqstan, the large independent republic of...

Accommodation & Hotels in Uzbekistan

Hotels There are many hotels across the nation. There are different kinds of hotels in Tashkent where you may stay, and it can cost you US$60 or more depending on how much you're prepared to spend for your enjoyment at a hotel. Yurt stays Nurata Yurt Camp, near Aydakul Lake, approximately 500...

Things To See in Uzbekistan

Architecture Uzbekistan has a rich architectural history that has been maintained. The creation of massive structures was seen as a matter of prestige, highlighting the authority of the reigning dynasty, prominent families, and higher clergy. The exterior look of cities was greatly influenced by their defenses. Semicircular turrets surrounded the...

Food & Drinks in Uzbekistan

Food in Uzbekistan If a restaurant does not offer a menu or a pricing, always ask for one. While some well-established restaurants are unexpectedly excellent value by Western standards, other random or less known eateries attempt to take advantage of visitors by charging up to five times the usual price. Osh...

Money & Shopping in Uzbekistan

Costs Uzbekistan is less costly than neighboring Kazakhstan, but likely more expensive than Kyrgyzstan or Tajikistan. A street snack will set you back around USD0.80. The cost of a decent double room is USD40. Currency In October 2014, the official exchange rate for the Uzbekistani so‘m (cм in Cyrillic script and symbolised...

Language & Phrasebook in Uzbekistan

Uzbek is Uzbekistan's only official language. The majority of people are ethnic Uzbeks who speak Uzbek as their first language; however, owing to the country's past as part of the Soviet Union, many also know Russian, which is still taught as a required second language in all schools. In...

Internet & Communications in Uzbekistan

Most of Uzbekistan has mobile coverage, and the services are reasonably priced. In Uzbekistan, there are many prominent mobile service providers, including Ucell, Beeline, MTS (MTC in Cyrillic), and Perfectum Mobile. After presenting his passport, a foreigner may get a SIM card. A individual must be registered in order...

Culture Of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is home to a diverse range of ethnic groups and cultures, with Uzbeks being the majority. In 1995, about 71% of Uzbekistan's population was Uzbek. Russians (8%), Tajiks (5–30%), Kazakhs (4%), Tatars (2.5%), and Karakalpaks (2.5%) were the most numerous minority groups (2 percent ). However, the number...

History Of Uzbekistan

The earliest people known to have inhabited Central Asia were Iranian nomads who arrived in the first millennium BC from the northern plains of what is now Uzbekistan; when these nomads established in the area, they constructed an extensive irrigation system along the rivers. Cities such as Bukhoro (Bukhara)...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Uzbekistan

Stay Safe in Uzbekistan Uzbekistan's border regions with Afghanistan should be avoided unless absolutely necessary. Extreme care is also advised in parts of the Ferghana Valley that border Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. A number of security events have occurred in this area, as well as numerous exchanges of gunfire across the...

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